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  • Short Summary

    A story showing a ship with a burning cargo of petrol.

  • Description

    Intertitle: "ABLAZE AT SEA. Remarkable pictures of burning oil ship with cargo of 3 million gallons of petrol".

    L/S of clouds of black smoke coming off a ship at sea. M/S of the burning oil ship - flames can be seen at the stern, the vessel is almost engulfed in the smoke. Various C/Us of the vessel - much of the smoke seems to be coming from the hold, a canon of water sprays into shot. C/U of water hosing the ship extinguishing the fire. Various shots of burning oil floating on the sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    210.44
    Media URN:
    21820
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:57:00 / 01:55:01:00
    Canister:
    G 672

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